Nicole Turygin , Ph.D.

Westchester Institute for Human Development
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
in affiliation with New York Medical College
Cedarwood Hall
Valhalla, NY 10595
Phone: 914-493-6869
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: October 24, 2018

Nicole Turygin

Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Psychologist, Behavioral Psychology Program
Discipline(s): Psychology
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: Autism, developmental disabilities, Asperger disorder, Intellectual disability, anxiety, ocd, obsessive compulsive disorder, challenging behavior, phobia, medical avoidance, dental avoidance, adult, child
Education: Ph.D. Clinical psychology, Louisiana State University
M.A. Applied Developmental Psychology, George Mason University
B.S. Psychology, University of Florida


Dr. Nicole Turygin is a licensed psychologist in the state of New York with a background in Clinical Psychology. She has over 10 years of experience working with challenging behaviors and co-occurring psychiatric conditions in individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She uses an individualized approach to treatment using methods based on Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavioral and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and related treatment modalities. Her practice includes adults and children all ages and ability levels using evidence-based behavioral interventions. Her clinical interests include treatment of anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, and psychotic disorders, and challenging behavior in individuals with autism and developmental disorders.